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Bronze-Winged Pionus birds

Bronze-Winged Pionus Bird Species
Bronze-Winged Pionus Stats
Scientific Name:  Pionus chalcopterus
Size:  11.5 inches
Native Region:  South America
Life Expectancy:  up to 40 years
Noise Level:  Moderate, some loud periods, but generally quieter than other parrots
Talk/Trick Ability:  Like the Maximilian’s Pionus, the Bronze-winged Pionus are the better talkers within the Pionus genus.

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Bronze-Winged Pionus Species Profile
Traits:  Hand-reared bronze-winged Pionus parrots are especially sweet and gentle, but they also enjoy their independence. Bronze-winged Pionus parrots likes to bathe and positively respond to mistings from a spray bottle. They like to hang or swing while being sprayed. The bronze-winged Pionus tend to be more than other Pionus species.

Behavior/Health Concerns:  Some bronze-winged Pionus parrots can become aggressive and territorial, so socialize your bird early on to avoid unwanted behavior. Sleep is important for all Pionus parrots. Let them have 11 or 12 hours every night. They susceptible to vitamin-A deficiency, visceral gout, aspergillosis (respiratory disease), fungal infections and obesity. A mixed seed and pelleted diet along with fresh fruits and vegetables is ideal for this pet bird. Bronze-winged Pionus parrots often prefer cabbage, broccoli, peas and carrots.

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